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1. The Departed (2006)

R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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86 Metascore

An undercover state cop who has infiltrated an Irish gang and a mole in the police force working for the same mob race to track down and identify each other before being exposed to the enemy, after both sides realize their outfit has a rat.

Writers: William Monahan, Alan Mak, Felix Chong | Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, Mark Wahlberg

2. 2014 MTV Movie Awards (2014 TV Movie)

Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

5.9
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A film-awards show presented annually on MTV.

Writer: Lauren Greenberg | Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Samberg, Seth Rogen, Sarah Silverman

3. The Shining (1980)

R | 144 min | Horror

8.5
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61 Metascore

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

Writers: Stephen King, Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, Scatman Crothers

4. Into the Wild (2007)

R | 148 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.2
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73 Metascore

After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.

Writers: Sean Penn, Jon Krakauer | Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

5. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

R | 133 min | Drama

8.8
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79 Metascore

Upon admittance to a mental institution, a brash rebel rallies the patients to take on the oppressive head nurse.

Writers: Lawrence Hauben, Bo Goldman, Ken Kesey, Dale Wasserman | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

6. Batman (1989)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Fantasy

7.6
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66 Metascore

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker.

Writers: Bob Kane, Sam Hamm, Warren Skaaren | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger, Robert Wuhl

7. As Good as It Gets (1997)

PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.8
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67 Metascore

A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.

Writers: Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr.

8. Chinatown (1974)

R | 130 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.3
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86 Metascore

A private detective hired to expose an adulterer finds himself caught up in a web of deceit, corruption and murder.

Writer: Robert Towne | Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

9. The Andy Griffith Show (1960–1968)

30 min | Comedy, Family

8.3
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Widower Sheriff Andy and his son Opie live with Andy's Aunt Bee in Mayberry NC. With virtually no crimes to solve, most of Andy's time is spent philosophizing and calming down his cousin Deputy Barney.

Creator: Arthur Stander | Stars: Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, Don Knotts, Frances Bavier

10. A Few Good Men (1992)

R | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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62 Metascore

Neo military lawyer Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder; they contend they were acting under orders.

Writer: Aaron Sorkin | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson, Demi Moore, Kevin Bacon

11. Mars Attacks! (1996)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.3
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52 Metascore

Earth is invaded by Martians with unbeatable weapons and a cruel sense of humor.

Writers: Len Brown, Woody Gelman, Wally Wood, Bob Powell, Norman Saunders, Jonathan Gems | Director: Tim Burton | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Pierce Brosnan, Sarah Jessica Parker, Annette Bening

12. The Bucket List (2007)

PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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42 Metascore

Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die.

Writer: Justin Zackham | Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd

13. Anger Management (2003)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy

6.2
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52 Metascore

Sandler plays a businessman who is wrongly sentenced to an anger-management program, where he meets an aggressive instructor.

Writer: David Dorfman | Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei, Luis Guzmán

14. Terms of Endearment (1983)

R | 132 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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79 Metascore

Aurora and Emma are mother and daughter who march to different drummers. Beginning with Emma's marriage, Aurora shows how difficult and loving she can be. The movie covers several years of ... See full summary »

Writers: Larry McMurtry, James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger, Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito

15. Easy Rider (1969)

R | 95 min | Drama

7.4
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86 Metascore

Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America.

Writers: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Terry Southern | Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson, Antonio Mendoza

16. American Idol (2002– )

TV-PG | Game-Show, Music, Reality-TV | Active

4.2
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Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete in a talent contest in which they were asked to sing any song they like on this "Star ... See full summary »

Creator: Simon Fuller | Stars: Ryan Seacrest, Randy Jackson, Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul

17. About Schmidt (2002)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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85 Metascore

A man upon retirement embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.

Writers: Louis Begley, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor | Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, Kathy Bates

18. Something's Gotta Give (2003)

PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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66 Metascore

A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age.

Writer: Nancy Meyers | Director: Nancy Meyers | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Amanda Peet

19. How Do You Know (2010)

PG-13 | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.3
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46 Metascore

After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.

Writer: James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson, Jack Nicholson

20. The Pledge (2001)

R | 124 min | Drama, Crime, Mystery

6.8
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71 Metascore

A retiring police chief pledges to catch the killer of a young child.

Writers: Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski | Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Clarkson, Beau Daniels

21. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)

R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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The sensuous wife of a lunch wagon proprietor and a rootless drifter begin a sordidly steamy affair and conspire to murder her Greek husband.

Writers: James M. Cain, David Mamet | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange, John Colicos, Michael Lerner

22. I'm Still Here (I) (2010)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.2
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48 Metascore

Documenting Joaquin Phoenix's transition from the acting world to a career as an aspiring rapper.

Writers: Casey Affleck, Joaquin Phoenix | Director: Casey Affleck | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Antony Langdon, Carey Perloff, Larry McHale

23. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

R | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

6.5
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Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.

Writers: John Updike, Michael Cristofer | Director: George Miller | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Cher, Susan Sarandon, Michelle Pfeiffer

24. The Last Tycoon (1976)

PG | 123 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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F.Scott Fitzgerald's novel is brought to life in this story of a movie producer slowly working himself to death.

Writers: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Harold Pinter | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum, Jeanne Moreau

25. Reds (1981)

R | 195 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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A radical American journalist becomes involved with the Communist revolution in Russia and hopes to bring its spirit and idealism to the United States.

Writers: Warren Beatty, Trevor Griffiths | Director: Warren Beatty | Stars: Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Edward Herrmann, Jerzy Kosinski

26. Five Easy Pieces (1970)

R | 98 min | Drama

7.5
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A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.

Writers: Carole Eastman, Bob Rafelson | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Karen Black, Billy Green Bush, Fannie Flagg

27. Wolf (1994)

R | 125 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.1
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Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job.

Writers: Jim Harrison, Wesley Strick | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Spader, Kate Nelligan

28. Tommy (1975)

PG | 111 min | Musical

6.5
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A psychosomatically deaf, dumb and blind boy becomes a master pinball player and the object of a religious cult because of that.

Writers: Pete Townshend, Ken Russell | Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Elton John

29. America's Book of Secrets (2012– )

44 min

7.1
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From the facts behind the NSA spying scandals ("Big Brother") and the Boston Bombings ("American Terrorists") to America's secret prisons, Scientology, the Gold conspiracy and America's doomsday plans, this series features in-depth interviews with top journalists, law enforcement officials and whistleblowers.

Stars: Jonathan Adams, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, John F. Kennedy

30. Broadcast News (1987)

R | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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84 Metascore

Take two rival TV reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one producer, female. Mix well and watch the sparks fly.

Writer: James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: William Hurt, Albert Brooks, Holly Hunter, Robert Prosky

31. The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)

Unrated | 72 min | Comedy, Horror

6.3
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A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it.

Writer: Charles B. Griffith | Directors: Roger Corman, Charles B. Griffith, Mel Welles | Stars: Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles, Dick Miller

32. The Missouri Breaks (1976)

PG | 126 min | Drama, Western

6.6
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Tom Logan is a horse thief. Rancher David Braxton has horses, and a daughter, worth stealing. But Braxton has just hired Lee Clayton, an infamous "regulator", to hunt down the horse thieves; one at a time.

Writer: Thomas McGuane | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Kathleen Lloyd

33. Hoffa (1992)

R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.6
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50 Metascore

A film based on the story of legendary union figure Jimmy Hoffa.

Writer: David Mamet | Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Armand Assante, J.T. Walsh

34. Ragtime (1981)

PG | 155 min | Drama

7.3
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57 Metascore

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.

Writers: E.L. Doctorow, Michael Weller | Director: Milos Forman | Stars: James Cagney, Elizabeth McGovern, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Brad Dourif

35. The Last Detail (1973)

R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama

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Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way.

Writers: Robert Towne, Darryl Ponicsan | Director: Hal Ashby | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Otis Young, Clifton James

36. The Two Jakes (1990)

R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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56 Metascore

The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds Jake Gittes investigating adultery and murder... and the money that comes from oil.

Writer: Robert Towne | Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe

37. Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)

60 min | Drama

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The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.

Stars: Richard Chamberlain, Raymond Massey, Ken Berry, Eddie Ryder

38. Carnal Knowledge (1971)

R | 98 min | Drama

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The concurrent sexual lives of best friends Jonathan and Sandy are presented, those lives which are affected by the sexual mores of the time and their own temperament, especially in ... See full summary »

Writer: Jules Feiffer | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Candice Bergen, Ann-Margret, Art Garfunkel

39. The Crossing Guard (1995)

R | 111 min | Drama

6.4
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46 Metascore

Freddie Gale is a seedy jeweler who has sworn to kill the drunk driver who killed his little girl.

Writer: Sean Penn | Director: Sean Penn | Stars: Jack Nicholson, David Morse, Anjelica Huston, Robin Wright

40. Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964–1968)

52 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.3
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The submarine Seaview is commissioned to investigate the mysteries of the seas. Usually it finds more problems than answers...

Creator: Irwin Allen | Stars: Richard Basehart, David Hedison, Robert Dowdell, Del Monroe

41. The Passenger (1975)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama

7.7
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90 Metascore

A frustrated war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to cover, takes the risky path of co-opting the I.D. of a dead arms dealer acquaintance.

Writers: Mark Peploe, Peter Wollen, Michelangelo Antonioni, Miguel De Echarri | Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

42. Sea Hunt (1958–1961)

30 min | Action, Adventure

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Mike Nelson is a Scuba Diver in the days when it was still very new. He works alone and the plot was always mostly carried through his voice over narrations. These gave the show a flavor of... See full summary »

Creator: James Buxbaum | Stars: Lloyd Bridges, Ken Drake, Courtney Brown, Jan Harrison

43. Heartburn (1986)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

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An autobiographical look at the breakup of Ephron's marriage to Carl "All the President's Men" Bernstein that was also a best-selling novel. The Ephron character, Rachel is a food writer at... See full summary »

Writer: Nora Ephron | Director: Mike Nichols | Stars: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels, Maureen Stapleton

44. Prizzi's Honor (1985)

R | 130 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.8
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A professional hit man and hit woman fall in love.

Writers: Richard Condon, Janet Roach | Director: John Huston | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Kathleen Turner, Robert Loggia, John Randolph

45. Ride in the Whirlwind (1966)

G | 82 min | Western

6.6
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Three cowboys, mistaken for members of an outlaw gang, are relentlessly pursued by a posse.

Writer: Jack Nicholson | Director: Monte Hellman | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Cameron Mitchell, Millie Perkins, Katherine Squire

46. The Oscars (2013 TV Special)

TV-14 | 215 min

7.4
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Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome your host, Seth MacFarlane. "Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Oscars... See full synopsis »

Writers: Leslie Dixon, Jon Macks, Matt Roberts, Jesse Joyce, Seth MacFarlane, Billy Martin, Patrick Meighan, Julius Sharpe, Danny Smith, Alec Sulkin, John Viener | Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Radcliffe

47. Goin' South (1978)

PG | 105 min | Comedy, Western

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Henry Moon is captured for a capital offense by a posse when his horse quits while trying to escape to Mexico. He finds that there is a post-Civil War law in the small town that any single ... See full summary »

Writers: John Herman Shaner, Al Ramrus, Charles Shyer, Alan Mandel | Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd, John Belushi

48. El Presidente

Action, Comedy | Announced

A former president and his Secret Service agent hit the road to avoid a threat to their lives.

Writers: Jesse Armstrong, Paul Attanasio, Daniel J. Goor | Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson

49. Ironweed (1987)

R | 143 min | Drama

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A schizophrenic drifter spends Halloween in his home town after returning there for the first time in decades.

Writer: William Kennedy | Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe

50. Blood and Wine (1996)

R | 101 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama

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A man who has failed as a father and husband commits a heist to make money for his fledging business, but things become complicated when his wife interferes.

Writers: Nick Villiers, Bob Rafelson, Alison Cross | Director: Bob Rafelson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Michael Caine, Stephen Dorff, Jennifer Lopez